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Spring-Ford artists bring home awards from two shows

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Spring-Ford board member balks at special ed hire

ROYERSFORD >> The decision to hire a new special education teacher in the Spring-Ford Area School District did not come without its share of controversy. ...

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    Montgomery County Commissioners approve contract to begin text to 911 program

    NORRISTOWN >> In May, those unable to call for help in Montgomery County will be able to text for it.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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    Graterford inmate sentenced to county jail for throwing liquid at corrections officer

    NORRISTOWN >> A Philadelphia man serving time at State Correctional Institute Graterford in Skippack for rape and robbery will go straight to county jail when his state sentence is complete.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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    Traveling exhibit recounts Pennhurst history

    WEST GOSHEN >> The complex and often tragic history of the Pennhurst State School and Hospital, located in East Vincent, is recalled in a traveling exhibit now on display at the Chester County Government Services center in West Goshen.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Vita Bella restaurant opens in Oaks Shopping Center

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> If you’ve been planning an eating trip to Italy, you may want to reconsider your intentions after visiting Vita Bella Pizzeria & Restaurant, where the proprietors are thoughtfully bringing Italy to you.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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    Collegeville Inn sold for redevelopment; two plans considered

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Collegeville Inn, a former smorgasbord restaurant and cafeteria training facility that closed several years ago, is under contract to be purchased by the Buccini/Pollin Group of Wilmington, Del.

    By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-centurymedia.com @CarlWriter on Twitter |

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    More savings than first reported in Chesco bond refinance

    WEST CHESTER >> Oops. Chester County officials on Thursday were forced to acknowledge that a mistake was made when they announced the total amount of tax savings the county would realize in refinancing $110 million in bond issue debt this week.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Chesco open space grants top $5 million

    WEST CHESTER >> Residents of the Kennett Square area will be able to enjoy a pleasant time with their canine companions at a new dog park in Anson B. Nixon Park.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Upper Providence OKs funds to videotape meetings

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors unanimously approved spending $83,707 for a comprehensive two-phase equipment, installation, website rental, and training solution so the township can record open meetings as video images for public viewing.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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    Upper Providence OKs subdivision near Trappe border

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The supervisors approved the Windbiel Tentative Subdivision Plan to for a mixed-zoned corner property near Trappe.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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    Phoenixville School District officials, resident clash over Meadow Brook turf talks

    PHOENIXVILLE >> In what’s quickly becoming a case of “he said, she said,” one resident said she’s tired of hearing mixed messages from the Phoenixville Area School Board about its plans for new turf fields.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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